Caravaggio’s Long-Lost Original of Iconic Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy ‘found’

A prominent art historian has claimed she solved the mystery of the long-lost painting of the revolutionary Italian baroque painter Caravaggio’s ‘Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy’ by identifying the previously unknown original, La Repubblica reported.

The president of the Roberto Longhi foundation of art history studies in Florence, Mina Gregori, a foremost expert on the life and work of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571 – 1610), said she is sure she has found the painter’s original work in a private collection.

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